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El Caporal

1028 Main St, Canon City, CO 81212-3412
+1 719-276-2001
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good37%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“chips and salsa” (13 reviews)
“enchiladas” (9 reviews)
“chicken” (6 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1028 Main St, Canon City, CO 81212-3412
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

El Caporal is an excellent Mexican food restaurant. The food is always delicious and the service is very good. The delivery of the food is always in a timely manner, often times faster than expected even at busy times. The decor is very festive and...More

Thank Carol J
Reviewed 21 November 2017

Ate here 11/18/2017 based on ratings and wanting Mexican. Greeted and seated fast. Waiter was friendly enough. Never said his name, was a little fast in dismissing us as we were looking at menus when he asked what we wanted, but whatever. Ordered a couple...More

Thank Donald M
Reviewed 19 October 2017

The atmosphere really sets off this restaurant. The food was excellent and the serving size was almost more that I could eat...even for their lunch menu. The staff was very courteous. Very, very good.

Thank Philip R
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Very good food and nice quiet place. Service was a little slow. But was end of lunch time on Sat afternoon. Second time there!

Thank CryptoTracker
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

This restaurant had an amazing menu to choose from and all of the food was absolutely superb! Our service was fantastic, we never once asked for a refill of chips or drinks. I had the melon margarita and it tasted so delicious, I barely could...More

Thank Morales0512
Reviewed 13 September 2017

We ate lunch yesterday, and remarked that in the 19 years we had been eating at El Caporal how consistently good their food and service have always been. It is a family owned and run restaurant and they go out of their way to deliver...More

Thank bsjcook
Reviewed 9 September 2017

We were sceptical when we reached El Caporal, despite the recommendation from our hotel. The building looked quite drab, and through the window the restaurant looked quiet and somewhat dated. Despite this we went in. Sure, the decor wasn't great, but the food was good,...More

Thank robmead
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

The food was ok, service was good, our water was refilled a few times. Salsa had too much heat and not enough flavor for my liking, there was no option for milder one. Guacamole rather bland. Food arrived in timely manner. Prices were reasonable.

Thank LLB_11
Reviewed 3 September 2017

Nice place to eat. Good friendly service. Food was good. The place filled up fast while we were there. Did not serve any queso dip but still recommend.

Thank johnlO2301VV
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

The best in town Mexican at it's finest. The tequila choice is great. Really nice people who make it special.

Thank Neena H
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Alana M
3 January 2017|
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Response from mlowder500 | Reviewed this property |
It's not my restaurant, but I do think I remember that on the menu.
4 May 2015|
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Response from maninthewoods | Reviewed this property |
They don't have a banquet room. This should have gone to the restaurant.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1028 Main St, Canon City, CO 81212-3412
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Canon City
  • Phone Number: +1 719-276-2001
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